How often do you look in the mirror? If you are like me, you probably don’t count all the times.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Imagine a troop of U.S. marshals trying to move aside the cadre of California Highway Patrol officers assigned to protect Gov. Jerry Brown and carry him off to a federal lockup.
Reading The Red Line in Tuesday’s edition, I see I got smacked pretty hard by someone who thinks I’m an idiot for promoting fireworks.
“Grant misery to me, my Lord and my God,” my mother prayed repeatedly Thursday morning. She meant “mercy.” But her dark malapropism didn’t alarm me.
“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”
— Hebrews 13:16
There’s nothing like an early start. Already, two high-profile candidates have made it clear they will go after the District 1 position on the Board of Supervisors in next year’s election.
Forty years ago, toward the end of August, the Madera City Council took up the issue of “girlie” magazines at the behest of Councilman John Wells.